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Master Fujiwara is globally acclaimed for creating not only stunning knives, but incredibly high-performance knives. His work has a rustic fit and finish which for those keen on wanting to learn how to polish a spine or choil, is even better given you'll end up with a high-performance knife and a new set of skills.
His Denka line is the crême de la crême and represents the pinnacle of his craftsmanship. Every Denka line knife is made with his own proprietary Aogami Super steel which is hand forged in house. With a steel he tempers between 65-67 HRC, any knife from the Denka line is sure to retain a screaming sharp edge for a very long time.
What's more? With an attractive kurouchi finish and a hand-hammered (tsuchime) pattern, his Denka line knives are not only high performers but very easy on the eyes.
If you get the opportunity to score a Denka with his signature finger notch, you are set and using the knife will be that much more comfortable.
At 195mm, a peculiar size for a gyuto, the user who reaches for this knife is one who wants a knife longer than the typical 165mm santoku but shorter than the average 210mm gyuto. Making this length extremely versatile yet nimble.
Length- 344 mm (13.45 in.)
Weight- 146 g (5.2 oz)
Edge Length- 195mm
Heel Height - 52.5 mm
Steel Type- Aogami Super
Bevel- Double Bevel